Coffee Cake

  • Easy
  • 1h
  • 8 Servings
  • Sweet


The Cake

  • 75g of flour
  • 2 tbsp of instant coffee powder
  • 1 tsp of baking powder
  • 3 eggs
  • 100g of sugar
  • 190°C
  • 30min.

The Filling

  • 180g of cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp of honey
  • 1 tbsp of strong coffee

The Icing

  • 200g of icing sugar
  • 5 tsp of warm water
  • 2 tsp of strong coffee
  • 1 tsp of cocoa powder

  • Start by preparing the cake.
  • Sift the flour, instant coffee powder and baking powder altogether.
  • Whisk the eggs and sugar until thick and mousse-like.
  • Fold the flour mixture in the eggs.
  • Turn the mixture in a greased 20cm round cake tin.
  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes in a preheated oven at 190°C.
  • Once the cake is ready, let it cool on a wire rack.
  • Now, prepare the filling by mixing the cream cheese with the honey and coffee.
  • Cut the cake in half and spread the filling cream.
  • Make the icing.
  • Sift the icing sugar then mix it with the coffee and warm water.
  • Use ¾ of the icing to decorate the cake.
  • Mix the rest of the icing with the cocoa powder (and some more water if needed) and decorate the cake.